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From Michael Gentry <mgen...@masslight.net>
Subject Re: CM Thoughts
Date Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:50:42 GMT
Well, using SWT doesn't mean it has to be an Eclipse plugin -- it can be
like Apache Directory Studio, which is a standalone application.


On Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 10:02 AM, Gmail <tgiaccone@gmail.com> wrote:

> One problem with moving to an eclipse platform/plugin is that it adds
> another barrier to adoption by devs who don't use Eclipse. We have a lot of
> IntelliJ IDEA users here.
>
> Tony Giaccone
>
> > On Jan 5, 2016, at 7:58 AM, Michael Gentry <mgentry@masslight.net>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'd like to start a conversation about future improvements for CM.
> >
> > My current wish list:
> >
> > - Java Entities
> >    - Class Level:
> >        - Ability to add extra imports.
> >        - Ability to add interfaces implemented.
> >        - Ability to add JavaDoc.
> >        - Ability to add annotations.
> >    - Attribute Level:
> >        - Ability to add JavaDoc.
> >        - Ability to add annotations.
> >    - Relationship Level:
> >        - Ability to add JavaDoc.
> >        - Ability to add annotations.
> >        - Ability to drill-down through relationships.*
> > - DB Entities
> >    - Table Level:
> >        - Ability to add comments (for DBs that support comments).
> >    - Column Level:
> >        - Ability to add comments (for DBs that support comments).
> >    - Relationship Level:
> >        - Ability to add comments (for DBs that support comments).
> >        - Ability to drill-down through relationships.*
> >
> > * Llike EOModeler, in the left-hand navigation pane.  You could keep
> > expanding the relationship tree to expose other entities/relationships.
> >
> >
> > We've also previously chatted a bit about if we even want to keep
> > maintaining the current form of CM.  If we did want to overhaul the
> > implementation, what route should we go?
> >
> > - JFX  (Seems like Oracle's ugly stepchild and I question their
> commitment
> > to it.)
> > - SWT
> > - Eclipse Plugin (The WOLips route.)
> > - Electron (Used by Atom and Visual Studio Code, among others.)
> >
> >
> > Your thoughts greatly appreciated!
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > mrg
>

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